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Grade Eight English Language Development Videos

This page provides links to videos demonstrating integrated English language development (ELD) instruction and designated ELD instruction for English language arts (ELA), mathematics, and science in grade eight classrooms.

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The videos in this series show teachers teaching grade eight English learner (EL) students the features and functions of English and how they can use the language to access grade-level content. The grade eight California English Language Development Standards (CA ELD Standards) are used as the focal standards to design intentional and purposeful designated ELD instruction, using the content standards to support the instruction. Grade eight content standards are used as the focal standards to design rigorous, grade-level appropriate integrated ELD instruction, using the CA ELD Standards to support the instruction. The teachers lead students to make meaning of the academic content by providing opportunities for them to apply their learned language and linguistic resources, contribute to academic discussions with teachers and their peers, engage with grade-appropriate text, and write to demonstrate understanding.

Guidance and Tools

The ELD Video Series Guidance for Teachers provides information on how teachers can use the videos in this series to support them in designing and implementing integrated and designated ELD instruction for the EL students they serve.

The ELD Video Series Guidance for Administrators provides information on how school site administrators can use the videos in this series to provide professional learning to support teachers in designing and implementing integrated and designated ELD instruction for the EL students they serve.

Integrated and Designated ELD with Science Videos

You may view Grade Seven ELD Videos.

ELD with Science Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 110–120: Grade Eight ELD Standards
  • Read pages 148–149: Interacting in Meaningful and Intellectually Challenging Ways
  • Read pages 151–152: Developing Academic English

Integrating the CA ELD Standards into K–12 Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning (DOC)

  • Read page 191: Integrating CA ELD Standards into Science Teaching and Learning
  • Read pages 192–193: Index of Science Charts Organized by ELD Standard
  • Read pages 194–195: Index of Science Charts Organized by Grade Level
  • Read pages 196–198: Index of Science Charts Organized by ELD Standard Across Grade Levels
  • Read pages 277–320: Grades 6, 7, and 8

Next Generation Science Standards for California (CA NGSS)

2016 Science Framework for California

English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework

  • Read pages 10–11: Emphasis of English Learners in this Framework
  • Read pages 30–31: Intent of the CA ELD Standards
  • Read pages 104–119: English Language Development
  • Read pages 543–545: English Language Development in Middle School
  • Read pages 545–547: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 635–636: English Language Development in Grade Eight
  • Read pages 850–858: Assessment of ELD Progress
  • Read pages 888–891: English Learners
  • Read pages 916–919: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
  • Read page 928: Linguistic and Cultural Congruence for English Learners
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes Summary Sheet
    This is organized so that each grade level section has a pair of vignettes that should be interpreted together: an ELA/Literacy with integrated ELD vignette and a companion designated ELD vignette.
  • Snapshot Collection of the ELA/ELD Framework (PDF)
    • Read pages 631–634: Snapshot for Grade Eight
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart
    This chart lists all the snapshots and vignettes, by chapter, and includes the grade level, page numbers, and indicates the different content areas each area snapshot and vignette addresses.

Integrated and Designated ELD with ELA Videos

Grade Eight ELA Designated ELD: Academic Discussion - Part One External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 14:43)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows Kate Kinsella demonstrating how to facilitate an academic discussion with EL students, during a designated ELD lesson with ELA in a grade eight classroom. Grade Eight Academic Discussion - Part One Video Transcript

Grade Eight ELA Designated ELD: Academic Discussion - Part Two External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 9:33)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows Kate Kinsella demonstrating how to facilitate an academic discussion with EL students, during a designated ELD lesson with ELA in a grade eight classroom. Grade Eight Academic Discussion - Part Two Video Transcript

Grade Eight ELA Designated ELD: High Use Words to Go - Part One External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 13:56)
Designed with teachers in mind, Kate Kinsella demonstrates how to introduce EL students to develop high use words for conveying meaning of academic content, during a designated ELD lesson with ELA in a grade eight classroom. Grade Eight High Use Words to Go - Part One Video Transcript

Grade Eight ELA Designated ELD: High Use Words to Go - Part Two External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 15:09)
Designed with teachers in mind, Kate Kinsella demonstrates how to introduce EL students to develop high use words for conveying meaning of academic content, during a designated ELD lesson with ELA in a grade eight classroom. Grade Eight High Use Words to Go - Part Two Video Transcript

ELD with ELA Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 110–120: Grade Eight ELD Standards
  • Read pages 148–149: Interacting in Meaningful and Intellectually Challenging Ways
  • Read pages 151–152: Developing Academic English

California State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (ELA/Literacy) (PDF)

  • Read pages 47–48: Reading Standards for Literature
  • Read pages 51–52: Reading Standards for Informational Text
  • Read pages 56–60: Writing Standards
  • Read pages 66–67: Speaking and Listening Standards
  • Read pages 71–73: Language Standards

English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework

  • Read pages 10–11: Emphasis of English Learners in this Framework
  • Read pages 30–31: Intent of the CA ELD Standards
  • Read pages 104–119: English Language Development
  • Read pages 543–545: English Language Development in Middle School
  • Read pages 545–547: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 616–635: Key Themes of ELA/Literacy and ELD Instruction in Grade Eight
  • Read pages 635–636: English Language Development in Grade Eight
  • Read pages 636–655: ELA/Literacy and ELD in Action in Grade Eight
  • Read pages 850–858: Assessment of ELD Progress
  • Read pages 888–891: English Learners
  • Read pages 916–919: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
  • Read page 928: Linguistic and Cultural Congruence for English Learners
  • Vignette Collection of the ELA/ELD Framework (PDF)
    • Read pages 638–654: Vignettes for Grade Eight
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes Summary Sheet
    This is organized so that each grade level section has a pair of vignettes that should be interpreted together: an ELA/Literacy with integrated ELD vignette and a companion designated ELD vignette.
  • Snapshot Collection of the ELA/ELD Framework (PDF)
    • Read pages 620–634: Snapshot for Grade Eight
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart
    This chart lists all the snapshots and vignettes, by chapter, and includes the grade level, page numbers, and indicates the different content areas each area snapshot and vignette addresses.

Integrated and Designated ELD with Math Videos

Grade Eight Math Integrated ELD: Solving Word Problems External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 15:34)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a grade eight teacher leading EL students in using learned language structures and domain-specific vocabulary to explain how to solve a word problem, during an integrated ELD lesson in math. Grade Eight Math Integrated ELD Video Transcript

Grade Eight Math Designated ELD: Math Problem Explanation External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 14:57)
Designed with teachers in mind, this video shows a grade eight teacher leading English learner students in using language features and math vocabulary to construct a cohesive written explanation of solving a math problem, during a designated English language development lesson with math. Grade Eight Math Designated ELD Video Transcript

ELD with Math Accompanying Resources

CA ELD Standards (PDF)

  • Read pages 110–120: Grade Eight ELD Standards
  • Read pages 148–149: Interacting in Meaningful and Intellectually Challenging Ways
  • Read pages 151–152: Developing Academic English

Integrating the CA ELD Standards into K–12 Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning (PDF)

  • Read page 16: Integrating CA ELD Standards into Mathematics Teaching and Learning
  • Read pages 17–18: Index of Mathematics Charts Organized by ELD Standard
  • Read pages 19–20: Index of Mathematics Charts Organized by Grade Level
  • Read pages 21–22: Index of Mathematics Charts Organized by ELD Standard Across Grade Levels
  • Read pages 106–150: Grades 6, 7, and 8

California State Standards for Mathematics (PDF)

  •  Read pages 52–56: Grade Eight Standards

2013 California Mathematics Framework

  • Universal Access Chapter (PDF)
    • Read pages 667–670: New Language Demands of the CA State Standards for Mathematics
    • Read pages 683–687: Planning Instruction for California’s English Learners

English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework

  • Read pages 10–11: Emphasis of English Learners in this Framework
  • Read pages 30–31: Intent of the CA ELD Standards
  • Read pages 104–119: English Language Development
  • Read pages 543–545: English Language Development in Middle School
  • Read pages 545–547: Integrated and Designated English Language Development
  • Read pages 635–636: English Language Development in Grade Eight
  • Read pages 850–858: Assessment of ELD Progress
  • Read pages 888–891: English Learners
  • Read pages 916–919: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
  • Read page 928: Linguistic and Cultural Congruence for English Learners
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes Summary Sheet
    This is organized so that each grade level section has a pair of vignettes that should be interpreted together: an ELA/Literacy with integrated ELD vignette and a companion designated ELD vignette.
  • ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart
    This chart lists all the snapshots and vignettes, by chapter, and includes the grade level, page numbers, and indicates the different content areas each area snapshot and vignette addresses.
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Last Reviewed: Friday, November 13, 2020
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